Join Jason Irby for the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event on October 20, 2018

Join author Jason Irby, Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers, and Dorcas Vangilst, Executive Director of the Union Rescue Mission/Dorcus House on Saturday, October 20, 2018 to observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The event will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center of Pine Bluff located at 211 W. 3rd Avenue in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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UPDATE! Join Jason Irby for Domestic Violence Observance Event on October 21, 2017

Join author Jason Irby, Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers, and Dorcas Vangilst, Director at the Dorcus House on Saturday, October 21, 2017 to observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The event will be located at 217 Main Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, beginning at 2:00 p.m.  This year’s theme is “Awareness, Wellness, and Choices” focusing on violence prevention, resolutions, and contributions of the community.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event October 29, 2016

Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life: So, You Want to Stop Violence? and Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, will host a National Domestic Violence Awareness Month event.

The session will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Office of Senator Flowers, 217 Main Street in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Local experts will focus on the topic of violence, resolutions, and community responsibility.  Free refreshments will be served.

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Author and Humanitarian Jason Irby Hosted Observance of National Domestic Violence Month

Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life, recently released his latest book in the series.  The new book is entitled Love Within Life: So, You Want To Stop Violence?

Irby hosted an event along with Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers in observance of National Domestic Violence Month on October 25, 2014 at the senator’s office located at 217 Main Street in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Guest speakers and presenters included Dorcas VanGilst, LPC and Director of the Women’s Ministries at the Dorcus House for Women and Children, Rev. Edna Morgan of Healing Place Ministries, and Officer Robert Sturd formally of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department.

Additional participants included University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) youth mentoring organizations Essence of a Woman and Black Male Achievers, Shannice Ears of Fitness Boot Camp, Angela Johnson, Vice President of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s (UALR) Ethics Bowl Team, and the Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club.

Presenters at the observance event offered substantial information and resources that are available to address domestic violence and related issues.

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Author Jason Irby Among Panelist To Discuss Domestic Violence During Communication Week at The University Of Central Arkansas (UCA)

Jason Irby, author of Love Within Life: So, You Want To Stop Violence? will participate as a panelist at The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Second Annual Communication Week.  The event is hosted by UCA’s Department of Communication.

The panel will answer questions, give comments and opinions, and will be moderated by Kandi Hughes, UCA Legal Counsel. The forum is scheduled for October 27, 2014 in the Student Center Ballroom at 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

UCA Second Annual Communication Week Panelists

Dr. Rifat Akhter – UCA Department of Sociology

Teri Edens – Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Jason Irby – Author and Humanitarian

Reesa Ramsahal – UCA Counseling Center

Natalie Shock – UCA Athletic Department

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